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Managed File Transfer and Network Solutions

SFTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Mon, Nov 04, 2013 @ 09:42 AM

Overview

SFTP is a secure method for transferring files between two computers. SFTP can stand for either SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer Protocol. This post will introduce you to the major functions of SFTP, its differences and similarities with FTP, its basic usage, and other important characteristics.

 

 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTP

10 Ways to Make a Server to Server File Transfer Fit Enterprise Use

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Sat, Oct 12, 2013 @ 12:16 PM

Overview

Server to server file transfers are usually associated with enterprise business processes. Interestingly, some of these file transfers actually don't fit the bill. In this post, we'll share some tips on how you can enhance your server to suit the stringent requirements of the enterprise. 

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, SFTP, Triggers, DLP, FTPS, AS2

Why You Need an SSH Secure File Transfer Client

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Sep 18, 2013 @ 02:26 PM

Overview

The Internet is increasingly becoming too risky for transmitting sensitive files. Several network hacking tools are now being shared freely on the Web, making them easily accessible to professional cyber criminals and script kiddies alike. One way of protecting your files from these threats is by sending them via SFTP, a method that requires an SSH secure file transfer client.

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Topics: AnyClient, Secure File Transfer, SFTP

Laws That Could Impact Your Choice of File Transfer Software

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Aug 22, 2013 @ 10:35 AM

Overview

Choosing a file transfer software might seem like a trivial exercise. Any application capable of delivering files to your intended recipient should fit the bill, right? Well, not all the time. If your company belongs to the healthcare or financial services industry, is publicly traded, or handles credit card information, then there are a couple of security requirements you need to take into consideration. 

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Topics: Compliance, PCI-DSS, Secure File Transfer, FTP, HIPAA

AS2 Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jul 31, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

Overview

AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) is a data/file transfer protocol that supports fully-automated, server-to-server file transfers. It's suitable for two or more parties who often transact with each other and require a fast, secure, reliable, and paper-free method of exchanging supporting documents.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer, AS2, HIPAA

Exploring Use Cases for Managed File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jul 23, 2013 @ 12:01 PM

Overview

One thing we often discover when talking with clients is that many of their company's file sharing tasks are actually accomplished using a mishmash of solutions. Some employees send files through email. Others use FTP. Some subscribe to cloud-based file sharing services like DropBox and Google Drive. And still others rely on specialized methods like custom scripts or programs.

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Topics: Ad-Hoc File Transfers, Managed File Transfer, Business Process Automation, Secure File Transfer

Secure FTP Simplified

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Fri, Jul 05, 2013 @ 11:27 AM

Overview

If you google the term secure FTP, most of the definitions you'll come across will fall into one of two groups: those that are just too technical and those that are simply too vague. Some, even contradicting. So if you're an average guy with a not-so-technical background, you'll be walking away with a head all tangled in arcane networking acronyms.

 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS, FTP

How Secure Mobile File Storage & Sharing Refines Your BYOD Strategy

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Thu, Jun 27, 2013 @ 10:49 AM

Overview

Pretty soon, your business will have to adopt some form of BYOD policy. That policy is bound to include several provisions for securing company-owned data that may have found their way into your employees' personal mobile devices. Among many others, you'll also need to establish guidelines for secure file transfers, storage, and sharing in order to protect that data. 

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Topics: JSCAPE MFT Server, Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer

A Faster Way to Send Big Files Essential to Manufacturing

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Wed, Jun 19, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Overview

With time-to-market gradually becoming a crucial competitive advantage, many manufacturers whose trading partners are located across the globe have started looking for faster ways of exchanging mission-critical files. Common file transfer methods such as email, cloud-based file sharing and FTP are turning out to be too slow for sending detailed CAD models and other massive files integral to manufacturing processes.

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Topics: Managed File Transfer, Secure File Transfer, Fast File Transfer

10 Essential Attributes of a Secure File Transfer

Posted by John Carl Villanueva on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 04:33 PM

Overview

Normally, when people send files over the Internet, they do it through email, FTP, or cloud-based file sharing services. That's perfectly fine if the files you send don't contain sensitive information. But if they do, you would have to employ a secure file transfer solution in order to prevent possible attackers from intercepting, viewing, stealing, or altering the information you transmit. 

 

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Topics: Secure File Transfer, SFTP, FTPS